On April 22nd, volunteers of Hatzalah Chicago were invited to teach Girl Scouts of Skokie first aid and lifesaving skills. The teachers included dispatchers and EMTs to provide different perspectives and illustrate that help is a team effort. The girls learned how to bandage a wound, help someone who is choking, perform CPR, how to inject an EpiPen, and how to prevent sickness via good hygiene. There was even a visit from a friendly puppy, Benjy! The Girl Scouts asked fabulous questions and had the opportunity to practice their skills!
We hope that they will NEVER use their new skills but if their services are needed, they are ready and able to help others.